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Michelle Obama honours acid attack victim Laxmi

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Laxmi, an acid attack victim and a standard-bearer for the movement to end acid attacks in India, was honoured in the United States on Tuesday with the prestigious International Women of Courage Award.

First Lady Michelle Obama paid tribute to the 10 chosen for the award, saying the winners should be an inspiration to women around the world.

“When we see these women raise their voices, and move their feet and empower others to create change, we need to realise that each of us has that same power, and that same obligation,” Obama said at the State Department ceremony….Cont

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